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  • Integriertes Wohnenby Christian Schittich; Peter Ebner; Joachim Giessler; Lothar Marx; Eckhard Feddersen; Insa Lüdtke

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 79.95

    Gemeinschaftliches Wohnen, generationenübergreifendes Wohnen, Wohnen für Familien, barrierefreies Wohnen, Wohnen und Arbeiten, Wohnen und Freizeitgestaltung – die Vielfalt der Anforderungen bestimmt zukünftige Wohnkonzepte, die den Ansprüchen und Bedürfnissen unserer immer vielschichtigeren Gesellschaft gerecht werden sollen. Ebenso... more...

  • The Architecture of Controlby Grant Vetter

    John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 16.99

    Grant Vetter develops an entirely new lexicon for analyzing architectural power in the twenty first century. more...

  • Prospects for an Ethics of Architectureby William M. Taylor; Michael P. Levine

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95

    Bringing together the reflections of an architectural theorist and a philosopher, this book encourages philosophers and architects, scholars and designers alike, to reconsider what they do as well as what they can do in the face of challenging times. It does so by exploring the notion that architecture and design can (and possibly should), in their... more...

  • Paradigm Islands: Manhattan and Veniceby Teresa Stoppani

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    Concerning architecture and the city, built, imagined and narrated, this book focuses on Manhattan and Venice, but considers architecture as an intellectual and spatial process rather than a product. A critical look at the making of Manhattan and Venice provides a background to addressing the dynamic redefinition and making of space today. The... more...

  • Practiceby Stan Allen

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 64.95

    Conversant in contemporary theory and architectural history, Stan Allen argues that concepts in architecture are not imported from other disciplines, but emerge through the materials and procedures of architectural practice itself. Drawing on his own experience as a working architect, he examines the ways in which the tools available to the architect... more...

  • Architecture in the Space of Flowsby Andrew Ballantyne; Christopher Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95

    Traditionally, architecture has been preoccupied with the resolution of form. That concern helps to make photogenic buildings, which have received a great deal of attention. This book looks instead at the idea of the flows, which connects things together and moves between things. It is more difficult to discuss, but more necessary, because it is what... more...

  • Bio-Architectureby Javier Senosiain

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 99.95

    Bio-Architecture studies the natural principles of animal and human constructions from several different perspectives, and presents a great part of the knowledge that gives origin and shape to built form. Organic architecture offers a design approach arising from natural principles, bringing us back to local history, tradition, and cultural roots... more...

  • Grundbegriffe der Architekturby Alban Janson; Florian Tigges

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 56.00

    Wörterbuch der architektonischen Erfahrung – Wie wir Räume erleben Architektur wird erlebt – mit Intellekt und mit allen Sinnen, in der Bewegung und im Gebrauch. Doch um darüber tatsächlich zutreffend zu reden und zu urteilen, ist eine Klärung der Begriffe nötig, wenn die Schwammigkeit vermieden werden soll, die auf diesem Gebiet oft... more...

  • The Contradiction Between Form and Function in Architectureby John Shannon Hendrix

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Continuing the themes that have been addressed in The Humanities in Architectural Design and The Cultural Role of Architecture , this book illustrates the important role that a contradiction between form and function plays in compositional strategies in architecture. The contradiction between form and function is seen as a device for poetic expression,... more...

  • What People Wantby Michael Shamiyeh; DOM Research Laboratory

    Birkhäuser 2005; US$ 49.95

    Das Buch, das aus der letzten DOM-Konferenz in Linz heraus entstanden ist, setzt sich in rund 30 Fachbeiträgen mit dem Leitbegriff «Populismus» auseinander und versucht das Phänomen aus unterschiedlichen Perspektiven heraus zu beleuchten: Muss ein erfolgreiches Design heute den Wünschen der breiten Öffentlichkeit entsprechen? Woran orientieren sich... more...